Hahira prepares for Independence Day Celebration

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - A South Georgia city is working to keep communities safe this Independence Day.

The city of Hahira is preparing for its annual Independence Day Celebration to making sure it is the safest day possible.

The Hahira Fire Department and Public Works Department are currently addressing safety hazards as well as taking precautions to help manage the large crowd expected.

The festival usually brings out thousands of people for safe fun festivities and fireworks.

"The guys are going to be checking out everything, we're going to be working on our electrical as well as our power to make sure we've got enough setups for everybody. Our Public Works Department is going to be working throughout the weekend and they'll be cleaning up everything," said Main Street Director Emily Davenport.

Events will start June 30 at 10 a.m.

Davenport said the city is currently looking for additional arts and crafts vendors to participate in the celebration.

If you are interested in becoming a vendor, you can call Hahira City Hall at (229) 794-2330.

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